On Colombia’s San Andres, a historic church’s roots run deep

SAN ANDRES, Colombia (AP) — First Baptist Church was born by a tamarind tree perched on a hill overlooking the turquoise waters of the Caribbean. Under the tree’s shade, First Baptist’s founder taught English-speaking former slaves and their descendants how to read using the Bible. The tree still stands more than 175 years later — … Read more

2022 MLB All-Star Game: How Andres Gimenez, Jose Ramirez, Emmanuel Clase fared

A trio of made the most of their trip to the Midsummer Classic at Dodger Stadium. The Guardians’ three representatives in — third baseman Jose Ramirez, second baseman Andres Gimenez and closer Emmanuel Clase — all played a role in the American League’s 3-2 win. Gimenez for the American League, as Jose Altuve was unable to … Read more

Guardians’ Andres Gimenez stepping up and turning into a superstar, teammate says

CLEVELAND — played nearly two full seasons in Cleveland with before the . On Friday night, right-hander Plesac said he’s watching another such star in the making. And although he didn’t mention Lindor by name, the implication seemed clear. Plesac was referring to Guardians’ , a natural shortstop . Gimenez drove in the winning run with a two-out … Read more

Andrés Giménez, Franmil Reyes come up with clutch hits, Guardians move into first place

MINNEAPOLIS — had an RBI single in the 11th inning and the beat Minnesota 6-5 Tuesday night to move into a tie with the Twins atop the AL Central Division. Bryan Shaw, Sam Hentges and Trevor Stephan each tossed a scoreless inning of relief before Emmanuel Clase earned his 16th save in 18 chances for the … Read more